9 Women Who Shaped Music History

Hayley Williams (Paramore)

The work that Hailey Williams has done as the lead vocalist of Paramore, in addition to the recent debut of her solo career, has allowed her to establish a position for herself.

Alanis Morissette

For innumerable millennials who have been in search of solace during times of grief, Morissette has been the angsty soundtrack that they have turned to.

Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders)

She has regularly placed among the finest female rock vocalists throughout the decades that followed, despite the fact that she did not get any official training.

Lita Ford (The Runaways)

She made her name as the lead guitarist for the all-female band The Runaways, and she later established herself as frontwoman material when the group split, embarking on a hugely successful solo career.

Ann Wilson (Heart)

Ann and Nancy Wilson made their mark on the rock world of the 1970s and 1980s with their band, Heart, performing some of the era's most iconic anthems.

Stevie Nicks (Fleetwood Mac)

She has earned her place as one of the most beloved vocalists and songwriters, having triumphed as a member of the beloved group Fleetwood Mac, starring in classics.

Tina Turner

Turner is highly recognized and is referred to as the "Queen of Rock and Roll." The late singer's life was marred by various difficulties, most notably her abusive relationship with her first husband.

Patti Smith

Patti Smith, a singer, songwriter, and playwright, is an iconic figure who needs no introduction. Her 1975 debut album, "Horses," which combined rock and poetry, cemented her place as a legendary presence in rock music.

Pat Benatar

Pat Benatar was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2022, capping a career that spanned decades and produced countless memorable songs.